Pasta in the Pink With Red Pepper Puree

Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 10 mins

Cucina Simpatica

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 500°.
  2. Bring 5 quarts of water to a boil in a big pot.
  3. Halve the peppers, remove the seeds, and puree them in a blender; you should have about 1 cup puree.
  4. In a big bowl, combine all the ingredients except the pasta and butter.
  5. Parboil the pasta for 4 minutes; drain and add to the ingredients in the bowl; tossing to combine.
  6. Divide the pasta mixture among 6-8 individual, shallow, ceramic gratin dishes (1 ½ to 2 cups capacity).
  7. Dot with butter and bake until bubbly and brown on top, about 7-10 minutes.


Most Helpful

I found this very easy to prepare, I cut the recipe for 2 for a lovely dinner. I might add red pepper flakes another time for a little heat in the sauce, but otherwise, enjoyed this very much, thank you! Made for FFF Think Pink 2014

Karen Elizabeth October 17, 2014

A REALLY nice twist for a pasta sauce! I blended my tomatoes and peppers together and then mixed it through freshly boiled ravioli with all the other sauce ingredients, and the flavours were amazing together. I did not bake it, as it was a light and quick supper dish for two, but I will next time. I served the cheese on the side, and we ate this with crusty fresh French bread. Made for Think Pink - Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the TOTM forum. Merci - FT:-)

French Tart October 19, 2008

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